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#1 Dan Crowson

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 01:34 PM

Arp 162 (NGC 3414, UGC 5959 and others), near the bottom center, is a S0pec lenticular galaxy located approximately 81.5 million light-years away in Leo Minor. Arp has this on in his ‘diffuse counter-tails’ class.

NGC 3418 (UGC 5963, PGC 32549 and others), above and to the left (east) of Arp 162, is a barred spiral with large, faint arms located approximately 67 million light-years away.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged over five nights in May, 2020 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.c...336635/sizes/l/

 

See the link above because the attached image has been down-sampled.

 

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#2 pixlimit

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Posted 08 April 2021 - 01:42 PM

Excellent image an interesting object Dan! Great job on the processing too!

 

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